Got pain?

Got pain? At my age (61) I don't have any peers who claim to be pain-free. I have mixed feelings about this. For some, having pain means multiple prescriptions and financial stress. For others, it is more about grieving the loss of their mobility (real and perceived). For me, pain is not a new thing …

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The memory palace

One of the most intriguing parts of the Hannibal character (Thomas Harris' creation in "The Silence of the Lambs" et al) is his memory palace, with all the clever associations to recall details of the past. If my own memory were to be described, it is probably more of a memory shack, a tiny home …

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